Preserving a legacy of intentionality

Harlan Hubbard’s property secured by not-for-profit group A legacy can often point to business success or a singular contribution. Seldom do legacies bring together such unique aspects as that of Harlan Hubbard. Art and architecture, carpentry and community, ecology and education, history and preservation all fuse to reflect the life and influence of the celebrated

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The Hanover College Modern Languages and Cultures Department is set to host two unique events in the German-speaking world. Both events, open to the public, free of charge, will be available for in-person and virtual patrons. German comic artist and author Illi Anna Heger will be the featured guest for a virtual question-and-answer session at

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In recognition of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Hanover College’s Haq Center for Cross-Cultural Education will present a special conversation with Professor Anthony Miller at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 19. Miller, assistant professor of history, will examine his recently published article, “Pioneers, Sunday Schoolers and Laundrymen: Chinese Immigrants in Iowa in the Chinese Exclusion

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Historian and Purdue University doctoral candidate Molly Mersmann ‘15 will return to campus Wednesday, March 16, to deliver Hanover College’s annual Cornelius and Anna Cook O’Brien Lecture. Mersmann specializes in 19th-Century U.S. history, U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction and the history of women and gender. She is particularly focused on how Southern communities – both

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A unique exhibit that provides a historical look at German immigration to the Ohio River Valley will be on display in Hanover College’s Duggan Library Jan. 20-Feb. 3. In conjunction with the American Association of Teachers of German, “First Encounters: Menschen begegnen sich” (people meet each other) explores the history of migration and its effects

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Professor and author Charlotte Thomas, Ph.D., will examine “A Republic, If We Can Keep It: Institutions, Conventions and our Written Constitution” during a special Constitution Day address at Hanover College. The address will be held Monday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Ogle Center. Limited admission is available to the free lecture. Face-coverings are

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Faculty promotions and tenure were approved by the Board of Trustees at its February meeting. There are plans to recognize all of this year’s tenure and promotion recipients during the October Trustees Meeting. Faculty members earning the rank of full professor are Dean Jacks, kinesiology and integrative physiology, and Michael Raley, history. Promoted to associate professor and

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Professors Stephen Steiner, Larry Thornton and Ruth Turner ’73 have retired from the College’s faculty. In honor of their service, all three have been granted emeritus status by the Hanover Board of Trustees. Steiner, professor of chemistry / biochemistry and department chair, joined Hanover’s faculty in 2009. In addition to his classroom work and contributions

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Larry Thornton, Ph.D. Professor of History at Hanover CollegeArthur and Ilene Baynham Award for Outstanding Teaching in 1991, 2004, 2014Ph.D., University of Illinois “We talk about the notion of life-long learning and what I try to do in my classes is try to communicate to students that we’re all students – even me. We’re all

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